Short Round and Indy are collectively once more! On Saturday, Sept. 10, “Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom” actor Ke Huy Quan reunited with Harrison Ford for a candy reunion picture that Quan shared on his Instagram. The “Everything Everywhere All at Once” actor captioned the snap, “‘I really like you, Indy.’ Indiana Jones and Short Round reunited after 38 years.”
Saturday proved to be an emotional day for Ford. Not solely did he reunite with Quan, who will star in Season 2 of “Loki” on Disney+, he additionally launched the primary teaser for “Indiana Jones 5” on the D23 Expo (the teaser hasn’t been launched on-line but) and bid farewell to one among his most iconic characters. As reported by Variety, the normally stoic Ford was visibly choked up as he talked in regards to the upcoming movie and hanging up Indy’s fedora for good.
“Thank you for making these movies such an unimaginable expertise for all of us,” he stated. “I’m very proud to say that this one is incredible.” The “Star Wars” actor then pointed at his costar Phoebe Waller-Bridge earlier than giving her credit score for serving to to make this Indiana Jones journey so particular. “And this is likely one of the causes,” he stated.
Ford continued, “‘Indiana Jones’ motion pictures are about fantasy and thriller, however they’re additionally about coronary heart. We have a extremely nice story to inform, in addition to a film that may kick your ass.”
“Indiana Jones 5” is ready to premiere in theaters on June 30, 2023. Details in regards to the film’s plot stay scarce, however many of the forged has been introduced. In addition to Ford and Waller-Bridge, the film additionally stars Mads Mikkelsen, Antonio Banderas, Boyd Holbrook, Shaunette Renée Wilson, Thomas Kretschmann, and Toby Jones. Meanwhile, “Logan” director James Mangold will helm the movie, marking the primary time within the franchise’s historical past that Steven Spielberg is not directing.
From Mangold taking on on the helm for Spielberg to Ford’s reward for Waller-Bridge, there’s a feeling that “Indiana Jones 5” could also be passing the torch on to a brand new technology. At 80, Ford made it clear that despite the fact that he loves the franchise, he is able to let himself and Indy relaxation after this one.
“This is it,” he stated, per Variety. “I can’t fall down for you once more. But thanks a lot.”